BierBeisl, a fine-dining Austrian restaurant from former Patina chef de cuisine Bernhard Mairinger, officially opens Feb. 27 in Beverly Hills. The intimate restaurant features a Stammtisch, a communal table where chefs in Austria send out special treats to regulars.

BierBeisl: 9669 Santa Monica Blvd., Beverly Hills. (310) 271-7274.

Nongla: Exterior

Also slated to open is Nongla, a Vietnamese cafe on Sawtelle next to Tsujita. These days, the traditionally Japanese block known as Little Osaka is thick with new coffee shops (Balconi, Coffee Tomo), shaved-ice purveyors (Brian's, Blockheads) and restaurants (Tsujita, Plan Check).

Nongla: 2055 Sawtelle Blvd., W.L.A.

Reminder: Today is the last day for gr/eats, the Giant Robot cafe.

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